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The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2

Kent Wired

The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2

Kent Wired

Kent State Cheerleaders march in the Homecoming Parade before todays game against Bowling Green, on Sat. Oct. 2, 2021.

Kent State community gathers to celebrate 2021 homecoming parade

Sophie Young Reporter October 5, 2021

Alumni, students and family lined Main Street on Saturday morning to watch a tradition more than 100 years old: the Kent State homecoming parade.At 10:30 a.m. on the corner of Main Street and Midway Drive,...

How Kent State sports became among the most ‘LGBTQ+ friendly’ in the country

Jimmy Oswald Sports Editor September 20, 2021

When senior basketball player Monique Smith was looking for a college to continue her career, she looked for a strong program and good academics.But what was equally important to her was whether KSU had...

Dhruv Patel  and Janki Desai at Kent States Diwali Festival on Nov. 3, 2019.

KIA celebrates Indian traditions halfway across the world

Terry Lee III Diversity reporter November 3, 2019

The Kent Indian Association (KIA) invited students to celebrate Diwali in the Student Center on Sunday, Nov. 3.“It’s like our Christmas,” Dhruv Nakhwa, a freshman biotechnology major and Diwali organizer,...

Flash walks with the Kent State cheerleaders at the homecoming parade on Sept. 21, 2019.

Homecoming parade brings students, staff, alumni, community together

A few hours before kickoff, students, alumni and Kent community members lined Main Street to watch Kent State’s annual homecoming parade.Among the crowd, President Diacon spoke with students, past and...

Cory Nagel and Madeline Reich start off the Flash Bash festivities by coloring slap bracelets. Madeline Reich works for the Flash Activities Board and handed out tickets to participants in the Flash Bash activities. Sept. 16, 2019.

Flash Activities Board hosts FlashBash to kick off homecoming

Flash Activities Board (FAB) hosted its annual FlashBash event to kick off homecoming week on Risman Plaza Monday. FAB puts on FlashBash annually to get students excited for homecoming week and get involved...

Adriona Murphy

OPINION: Traditions

Adriona Murphy December 1, 2018

It’s officially that time of year. Crackling fireplaces, cinnamon sticks, warm sugar scented candles, sales, spending more money than you have and spending so much time with family that you don’t remember...

Kent State University president Beverly Warren waves to parade watchers on Oct. 6, 2018. 

Homecoming Parade draws enthusiastic crowd

Bryan Vohsing October 6, 2018

Kent State students, alumni and Kent residents lined Main Street eagerly waiting for the school’s 100th annual Homecoming Parade Saturday morning.The curbs were packed with lawn chairs, bleachers and...

Students look forward to holiday traditions

Paige Verma December 9, 2015

As finals near and holiday break is just around the corner, students are starting to think about what they do for the holidays.While some might travel and some might never leave their houses, students...

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